Burien Section

LETTER: Resident wonders why Burien’s Christmas lights aren’t working

LETTER: Resident wonders why Burien’s Christmas lights aren’t working

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] I know this isn’t at the top of... [Read more]

Man accused of ramming minivan into Big 5 Dec. 2 pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday

Man accused of ramming minivan into Big 5 Dec. 2 pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday

Ricky Arnsten, 43, the man accused of ramming his minivan into Big 5 Sporting Goods store in Burien on Dec. 2, pleaded “Not Guilty” on Thursday (Dec. 18) to charges of burglary, malicious mischief... [Read more]

A 10-year old Reporter/Photographer’s story on Highline High School Wrestling

A 10-year old Reporter/Photographer’s story on Highline High School Wrestling

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who submitted this story and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl Scout badge... [Read more]

Burien City Council dumps any possible North Highline annexation

Burien City Council dumps any possible North Highline annexation

by Jack Mayne Probably the last possible avenue to any thought of Burien annexing White Center and North Boulevard Park was shut down by a one-vote margin at the Burien City Council meeting Monday night. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Book Signing by ‘Burien’ Author Virginia Wright will be Saturday at Page 2 Books

Book Signing by ‘Burien’ Author Virginia Wright will be Saturday at Page 2 Books

A Book Signing by Virginia Wright, Author of “Burien,” will be held at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. Arcadia Publishing’s series of photographic histories of local communities... [Read more]

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

A revised school construction bond – valued about $9 million less than the one proposed in November – to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding will go before voters on the Feb.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Normandy Park Executive Center offers businesses many extras and a professional, polished image

Advertiser Normandy Park Executive Center offers businesses many extras and a professional, polished image

Starting a new business or looking to relocate? Maybe you’re tired of working from home and meeting your clients in coffee shops or restaurants? Advertiser Normandy Park Executive Center – located... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Boy Scout tree recycling event at Burien Eagles Jan 3-4

SAVE THE DATE: Boy Scout tree recycling event at Burien Eagles Jan 3-4

Local Boy Scout Troop #375 will be holding their annual Tree Recycling Event on Saturday, Jan. 3 and Sunday, Jan. 4 at a NEW LOCATION – the Burien Eagles Lodge at 920 SW 149th Street. Hours will be... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police chase car prowlers in stolen vehicle early Wednesday

Normandy Park Police chase car prowlers in stolen vehicle early Wednesday

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting a short chase of a stolen vehicle by an officer Wednesday morning at 1:46 a.m. (Dec. 18). An Officer was called... [Read more]

JOBS: Cedarhurst School Recreation Leaders needed

JOBS: Cedarhurst School Recreation Leaders needed

On-site Recreation Leaders are needed for the collaborative Highline School District-City of Burien after-school program. These employees will lead recreation/enrichment activities for 1st-6th grade students... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline School Board ‘would like to set the record straight’

LETTER: Highline School Board ‘would like to set the record straight’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor: We would like to set the... [Read more]

REPORT: Body of Burien man washes up on Kingston beach

REPORT: Body of Burien man washes up on Kingston beach

The North Kitsap Herald is reporting that the body of a Burien man – Lawrence E. Zane, 73 – was found, washed up on a Kingston beach on Tuesday, Dec. 9. Chief Deputy Coroner Tony Stewart said that... [Read more]

Five Corners Albertsons holding fundraiser for Food Bank Thursday

Five Corners Albertsons holding fundraiser for Food Bank Thursday

Albertsons at Five Corners in Burien will be holding a fundraiser for the Highline Area Food Bank on Thursday Dec. 18, from 6 – 8 p.m. All proceeds will go to feed family clients of the food bank. Here’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Life in Balance Physical Therapy seeking part-time Admin Assistant

JOB: Life in Balance Physical Therapy seeking part-time Admin Assistant

Advertiser Life in Balance Physical Therapy – a small outpatient physical therapy clinic – is looking for a part time Administrative Assistant to work in both their West Seattle and Burien clinics. Here... [Read more]

Seattle Council OKs resolution on possible North Highline annexation

Seattle Council OKs resolution on possible North Highline annexation

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The Seattle City Council quickly and unanimously approved on Monday (Dec. 15) a so-called “placeholder” resolution that could result in a vote by residents... [Read more]

High-speed chase, rollover crash closes Ambaum Blvd. SW Sunday night

High-speed chase, rollover crash closes Ambaum Blvd. SW Sunday night

A man wanted for domestic violence led Burien Police on a high-speed chase Sunday night (Dec. 14) before crashing and rolling his car at the big curve at the south end of Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 156th. It... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit concert for Burien Actors Theatre is Wednesday night

REMINDER: Benefit concert for Burien Actors Theatre is Wednesday night

REMINDER: This Wednesday night (Dec. 17), enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet – featuring internationally... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $75,000 in grants this Fall

Highline Schools Foundation awards $75,000 in grants this Fall

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $65,053 through 89 classroom grants this Fall – giving out 85% of 2014 fund requests. “Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post El Dorado West fundraiser ‘Beat the Blues’ concert will be Wednesday at 1 p.m.

El Dorado West fundraiser ‘Beat the Blues’ concert will be Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community will be holding a Jazz and Blue Series starting this Wednesday, Dc. 17 at 1 p.m. to benefit the West Seattle Food Bank and Local Youth Music Programs, Provides... [Read more]

Burien Police car involved in 2-car accident in White Center Sunday

Burien Police car involved in 2-car accident in White Center Sunday

A Burien Police officer was involved in a 2-car accident at the intersection of 106th SW and SW 22nd in White Center Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14. Police say that the Deputy was driving with lights and sirens... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Statements Home Decor’s ‘Ladies Night’ will be 5 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night

Statements Home Decor’s ‘Ladies Night’ will be 5 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night

Advertiser Statements Home Decor will be holding a ‘Ladies Night’ this Tuesday night (Dec. 16) from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. with specials all night. Hostess gifts, girlfriend gifts, plus... [Read more]

UPDATE: Male Brindle American Pit mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: Male Brindle American Pit mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: This missing dog has been found, and is home safe! PREVIOUSLY: MISSING: This male Brindle American Pit mix – ‘Rudi’ – last seen near S. 112th Street and 3rd Ave S.: If you’ve... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us these great photos, taken at Seahurst Park on Friday, Dec. 12, the day after the big windstorm (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Two fishermen fishing at base... [Read more]

City closes entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park due to erosion

City closes entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park due to erosion

Photos courtesy City of Burien. The City of Burien announced Friday afternoon (Dec. 12) that the entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park is now closed to the public, due to a “significant erosion... [Read more]

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

The Highline School District on Friday announced that the transition of 6th grade to middle school will be delayed at least one year. “Originally slated for fall 2015, the 6th grade move will occur... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time-lapse view from Burien as the big Dec. 11 wind storm develops

VIDEO: Time-lapse view from Burien as the big Dec. 11 wind storm develops

BTB Reader Chris Rimple sent us these great time-lapse videos, taken from his home in Seahurst looking towards north Vashon and Blake Island. Watch full-screen and at least at 720p HD to see the amazing... [Read more]

Burien Police Officers will help at this year’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ on Saturday

Burien Police Officers will help at this year’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ on Saturday

Officers from the Burien Police Department will be helping again at this year’s “Shop with a Cop” at the Covington Walmart, set for this Saturday, Dec. 13. This event is sponsored by the Maple Valley... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

A message from our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: Thank You! Your amazing generosity was truly an inspiration. On Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Normandy Park Tree Lighting ceremony... [Read more]